Nigeria

Nigeria, South Africa to set up early warning system over attacks

Pledge to stop xenophobic attacks came during a visit by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to South Africa.

Nigeria, South Africa to set up early warning system over attacks

Africa

South Africa violence: Army deployment in Cape Town extended

The army deployment was meant to last three months but has been extended to next March.

Inside Story

Can violence against women in South Africa be eradicated?

Is President Ramaphosa's plan to stop rising assaults on South African women enough?

Africa

Survivor talks about spike in femicide in South Africa

The World Health Organization says that femicide in South Africa is almost five times the global average, with sexual offences rising by 4.8 percent this year.

South Africa

South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks

Foreign workers in South Africa have become victims of anti-immigrant violence with at least 12 killed.

South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks

Africa

Johannesburg violence: Foreign workers targeted by jobless

Mobs have taken their frustrations out on the streets, often targeting businesses owned by other Africans as well as Asians.

South Africa

South Africa: Protesters demand action on violence against women

Protests and activism began after 19-year-old Nene Mrwetyana was murdered in August.

South Africa: Protesters demand action on violence against women

Africa

Are South Africans closing the door on Africa?

A recent wave of xenophobic attacks has prompted reprisals across the continent.

Are South Africans closing the door on Africa?

South Africa

Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks

Nigerian airline to return more than 600 nationals in the coming days with victims saying it's 'not safe here'.

Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks

AJ Impact

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech

As conservation groups get smarter about technology, so do the poachers they are fighting to stop.

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech

Opinion

Failed decolonisation of South African cities fuels violence

Violence against foreigners has much to do with South Africa's failure to address the urban legacy of apartheid.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Opinion

South Africa is becoming a pariah in Africa

Recent Afrophobic attacks demonstrate the Rainbow nation is increasingly embracing an exceptionalist identity.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka
- Suraya Dadoo

Tafi Mhaka

Nigeria

Nigeria to repatriate hundreds of citizens from South Africa

About 600 Nigerians will return from South Africa after a wave of deadly xenophobic violence in Johannesburg.

Nigeria to repatriate hundreds of citizens from South Africa

Opinion

Why Nigeria cannot afford a stand-off with South Africa

Today Abuja addresses Pretoria from a position of weakness.

Gimba Kakanda

by Gimba Kakanda

Gimba Kakanda

South Africa

One killed, five wounded in new Johannesburg violence

Security forces clash with looters in latest outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa's biggest city.

One killed, five wounded in new Johannesburg violence